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- Newspaper: Iowa
June 5, 1914
Mrs. Millie Harden of Morris county
Kansas would like to find her sister,
Mrs. Anna Davis of St. Paul, Minn.,
who was comming to Des Moines, Iowa
Please call at 125 W. 3rd street.
Mrs. Millie Harden.
February 13, 1914
August 15, 1913
LOST RELATIVES FOUND.
Separated from one another since
they were 8 years old, more than
fifty years ago, Mrs. Julia Winn of
Ottumwa, who has not seen her sis-
ter [sister], Mrs. Emery of Highland Park,
this city. These sisters found one
another through Mrs. James Bown of
Ottumwa, who is a relative of them
and had come up here to…
November 23, 1894
His Parents Are Anxious to Hear From
LAKE MILLS, Nov. 10.––Laurence
Carr left his home, at Bristol, on
September 17, 1894; he was seen last at
Oskaloosa, October 17, 1894. He is 13
years old, small size, thick set, brown
eyes, brown hair. His parents grieve.
Any information will be thankfully re-
November 16, 1894
Borrowed a Horse and Buggy and
INDEPENDENCE, Nov. 16.––James
Heater, 15 years old, residing east of
town, borrowed a horse and buggy
from a neighbor in his father's name.
Subsequent developments prove the
father knew nothing of the transaction,
and search has failed to discover the
whereabouts of the boy…
August 4-18, 1905
To those who have made inquiry in
regards to the address of W. H. Mil-
ligan [Milligan], G. M. of Grand Lodge of Iowa
and Jurisdiction, we would state that
a letter addressed, R. F. D. No. 2,
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will reach him.
May 1, 1896
AN IOWA GIRL IS LOST.
Pretty Maud Pitzer, of Silver City,
Disappears in Omaha.
OMAHA, Neb., April 29. — W. H. Pitzer,
of Silver City, Ia., has been in the city
for several days in search of his sister,
Miss Maud Pitzer, aged 21. Pitzer
says his sister was a teacher in the
schools at Hillsdale, Ia., until Monday,
April 20, when she…
January 4, 1895
Does any of our readers know of the
whereabouts of Steve Martin, who
twelve years ago was employed in a
Des Moines bank? His sister, who is
now Mrs. Sarah Borras, of 312 West
Third street, Leadville, Colorado, wishes
to find him.
January 14, 1869
A colored man commonly called
Harry Bowen, escaped from his master,
Jerry Wayland, near St. Francisville
Mo., about New Years night 1859.
It is supposed that he went to
Chicago, and from there to Canada,
but has not been heard from since
his escape, notwithstanding the
three hundred dollars in specie offered…
August 7, 1903
Henry Tolliver, a leading citizen, living at 1413 Fremont street is about to start on a trip to Leavenworth, Kans., to visit his aged father, whom he has not seen since he was sold on the slave block over a half century ago, at the age of 9 years. The father is a man of remarkable age and according to a son…
June 6, 1897
Married After Fifty-three Years.
Oskaloosa, June 5. There was solemnized here today a wedding that reunited “Uncle” Robert Warren, of Oskaloosa, and Charity Atwater, of North Carolina, after a separation of 53 years. The two were married according to slave laws at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 60 years ago. Seven years later after five children…
October 26, 1894
DES MOINES, IOWA, Oct. 22, 1894.--
EDITOR BYSTANDER: I want to enquire
for my father, Allen Bradford. The
last time I heard of him was in 1863.
He was a barber on a boat running
from Montgomery, Ala., to Mobile. He
had four daughters who belonged to a
family named Bibb. The names of his
daughters were: Kate,…